Delix

The drug known under the trade name Delix® contains the active ingredient ramipril. Ramipril itself belongs to the group of ACE inhibitors (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors) and is mainly used for the treatment of high blood pressure (arterial hypertension). This enzyme is used to convert the inactive form of a blood pressure regulatory messenger into … Read more

Interactions | Delix

Interactions Delix® and other medicines containing ramipril exert a strongly enhancing influence on the blood pressure-lowering effect of the hormone insulin. In addition, the use of Delix® can increase the intensity of antidiabetics immensely. In this context, simultaneous intake can lead to circulatory problems with dizziness. In addition, the use of Delix® interferes with the … Read more

Concor®

Synonyms in a broader sense Beta-receptor blockers Beta-adrenoceptor blocker Β blocker Active principle Beta-blockers (Concor®) used as blood pressure medications influence the level of blood pressure in various ways. They act on the heart as well as centrally, on the vessels and the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. In all cases they inhibit beta receptors. At the heart, … Read more

CoDiovan

Hydrochlorothiazide and valsartan Definition CoDiovan® is a drug that lowers blood pressure. Effect CoDiovan® is used when one of its active ingredients does not lower blood pressure sufficiently, either due to lack of potency or due to side effects that are too strong at low doses. As these 2 substances intervene in different ways in … Read more

Dosage | CoDiovan

Dosage CoDiovan® is swallowed as a tablet once a day. These tablets usually contain 80 mg, 160 mg or 320 mg valsartan and 12.5 or 25 mg hydrochlorothiazide. Depending on the reason for the intake and the severity of the symptoms, the required dose may vary, but higher doses than 320mg/25mg are not recommended. Side … Read more

CoAprovel

Introduction CoAprovel® is an antihypertensive drug containing 2 active ingredients: hydrochlorothiazide and irbesartan. It is used when one of these active ingredients does not lower blood pressure sufficiently, either due to lack of potency or due to side effects that are too strong at low doses. As these 2 substances intervene in different ways in … Read more

Dosage and intake | CoAprovel

Dosage and intake CoAprovel® is swallowed as a tablet once a day. These tablets usually contain 150 or 300 mg irbesartan and 12.5 or 25 mg hydrochlorothiazide. Depending on the reason for the intake and the severity of the symptoms, the required dose may vary, but higher doses than 300mg/25mg are not recommended. The most … Read more

Clonidine

Synonyms in a broader sense Catapresan® Introduction Clonidine is a drug substance that is mainly used in intensive care medicine. In addition to high blood pressure, especially very high dangerous blood pressure values, clonidine is also used for restlessness. A special feature is its use in the treatment of withdrawal syndromes, for example opioid or … Read more

Side effects | Clonidine

Side effects The side effects of clonidine are explained by the localization of the α2 receptors. α2 receptors are not only found in the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system, but also, for example, in blood vessels. This can lead to circulatory problems, especially when changing the body position from lying down to standing … Read more

Enalapril

Definition Enalapril is a drug used in patients with high blood pressure (arterial hypertension) and heart failure (cardiac insufficiency). The active ingredient “Enalapril” is contained in the following products: Benalapril, Corvo, EnaHEXAL, Enalapril-ratiopharm, Juxtaxan and Xanef. Mode of action Enalapril must first be converted into its active form enalaprilate by enzymes in the liver. Enalapril … Read more

Side effects | Enalapril

Side effects Overall, ACE inhibitors, including enalapril, are well tolerated by most patients. The most frequently observed side effect is a dry cough. It can also cause hoarseness, irritation of the throat and rarely asthma attacks. In addition, skin reactions occur more frequently: Reddening of the skin, hives and even angioedema (life-threatening clinical picture due … Read more

Ramipril

Ramipril is a prescription drug from the group of so-called ACE inhibitors, often prescribed for high blood pressure, heart failure and in the first phase after a heart attack. It is administered in tablet form in a dosage of usually 10 mg. Mode of action As the name suggests, ramipril blocks a specific enzyme in … Read more